News and Announcements

Are You Feeling the Squeeze of the Carrier Capacity Crunch?

It’s easy to become frustrated trying to wrap your head around the current nationwide transportation carrier capacity crunch. If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’ve already experienced a lack of carrier availability for transporting your goods. Certain factors that led the industry to this point have been years in the making, while others occurred [...]

February 1st, 2018|

Have You Considered Using Intermodal Freight Transportation?

Are you transporting goods by full truckload over the road? If so, have you considered using intermodal freight transportation instead? With current carrier capacity constraints and the fast approaching ELD rule, intermodal transportation is becoming more attractive and more practical than ever. In basic terms, intermodal transportation is a method of shipping that involves multiple [...]

November 28th, 2017|

Drayage services expanded from major ports

While we call New Jersey home, our reach doesn’t end here. As a non-asset based transportation provider, Continental Logistics has the flexibility to provide container drayage services to and from major ports throughout the United States. To meet the demands of our diverse clients, we’ve assembled our carrier-base to include carriers who can pre-pull and [...]

November 7th, 2017|

Direct Store Delivery – How Can You Avoid Project Failures?

If you’ve been unsatisfied with your direct store delivery projects in the past, it’s time to try a new approach. Direct store deliveries are advantageous because they allow you to ship direct to a retail store or distribution center and avoid costly delays for fast-moving products. While direct store delivery projects can be complex, nuanced [...]

September 27th, 2017|

Continental Logistics is now FSMA Certified by Iron Apple for Food Safety Training

Continental Logistics (www.continentallogistics.com) is now certified by Iron Apple International for finishing the Training Requirements for FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act)! Continental Logistics is pleased to be one of the forerunners of the transportation industry by ensuring products are safe from “farm to fork”. Matt Clark, Director of Logistics at Continental Logistics, is very dedicated [...]

August 15th, 2017|

Are Your Carriers Following Your Temperature Controlled Transportation Requirements?

The food industry is changing and so is the temperature controlled transportation industry that services it. 7 of the 10 fastest growing specialty food categories require refrigerated or frozen transportation. To meet the demand, some carriers are resorting to shipping product outside of the required temperature range without their customers’ knowledge. If you suspect that [...]

August 8th, 2017|

Want to Stop Your Customers from Assessing Vendor Compliance Chargebacks?

Within the food and beverage industry, there is a common misconception that vendor compliance chargebacks are an inevitable cost of doing business. Chargebacks can have major financial repercussions and can also lead to negative report cards, loss of shelf-space and decreased SKU purchases. A simple solution for avoiding these costly and often non-negotiable vendor chargebacks [...]

July 25th, 2017|

Preparing for the ELD Rule Mandate

After many years of planning, a controversial carrier compliance rule will enter its second phase on December 18th 2017. The ELD Rule Mandate requires most commercial drivers to install electronic logging devices (ELDs) for tracking their hours-of-service rather than using paper log books. Phase 2, the phased in compliance phase, stipulates that any devices installed [...]

July 12th, 2017|

Port Jersey Logistics Exhibits at the Summer Fancy Food Show

Cranbury, NJ (June 13, 2017) – Port Jersey Logistics and its warehouse operation, Tyler Distribution along with its transportation operation, Continental Logistics will be exhibiting at the Summer Fancy Food Show. Located at Booth #1349 Port Jersey will be there its partner companies from Allied Distribution at the Summer Fancy Food Show held at the Javits Center in [...]

June 20th, 2017|

Continental Logistics Announces New Freight Brokerage Division

Edison, NJ (April 26, 2017) – Continental Logistics (www.ContinentalLogistics.com) announces the launch of their new Freight Brokerage division, coordinating shipments for customers throughout North America and Canada. The new freight brokerage program specializes in dry and/or temperature controlled, full truckload shipments as well as volume LTL shipments for food products, beverages and consumer packaged goods. [...]

May 2nd, 2017|
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